Nominations open for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for young artists


The 2015 ImpACT Awards winners: Lindiwe Maxolo, Jessica Denyschen, POPArt, Laurie van Heerden, Letlhogonolo Nche and Benon Lutaaya at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton. Photograph: John Hogg.

THE Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2016 ImpACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence within the arts, culture and creative sectors in South Africa.

Nominations for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals, sponsored by The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) and the Distell Foundation in partnership with Sun International, are now open. This year there will be a total of five ImpACT Awards to honour young professional artists. Continue reading


Showcase your talent in Durban this weekend


The Voice’s Blaze Johnson at The International Arts Talent Showcase 2015

TALENT competitions are nothing new – Idols, The Voice, South Africa’s Got Talent are just a few local ones to name a few. But Elsubie Verlinden, founder of Just You Model and Artist Management, believes the competition she promotes, The International ARTS Talent Showcase (IATS), is something more. Continue reading